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Top 5 Best Web Penetration Testing Tools

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Web application penetration testing not only seek expertise but also required patience at a time to find vulnerabilities. Today we are going to take a look at tools which will help you as a bonus in web application penetration testing. Vulnerabilities like SQL injection, XSS (cross-site scripting), Local file inclusion and a lot more can be found using these tools.
  • Burp Suite

    Burp Suite is a java based tool for web application testing. It is so powerful that it has a feature to intercept https request. It also contains so powerful small utility tools like a repeater, spider, interceptor, sequencer, a vulnerabilities scanner too.

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Burp Suite comes as a community (free), professional and enterprise versions. Burpsuite intercepts the traffic using a proxy and we can manipulate the request for security testing purpose.

 

  • Metasploit Framework 
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A Metasploit framework is a tool speciously create for exploiting web application network, system and lot more. It is written in ruby.

It allows you to edit, create payloads or exploit. The Metasploit framework has various tools like msfvenom, msfconsole etc.

Msfconsole – Msfconsole help to interface with the metasploit framework. It uses a command line interface to interact with the metasploit framework.

Msfvenom
– msfvenom is payload and shellcode generator. It also provides the option of antivirus evasion.
Armitage– Armitage is a graphical interface of Metasploit framework. It provides all
the command line feature in with graphical look.

 

  • Nmap

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Nmap ( “Network Mapper”) used for security auditing, firewall testing and lot more
. It is an open source tool. It has a lot feature which provides it the power to do rapidly scanning of a large network, find an open port, attack service using script engine.

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  • OpenVAS

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OpenVAS scanner is a vulnerability assessment tool. It can find vulnerabilities in the network as well as a web application. Afterward vulnerabilities assessment we can create the report with OpenVAS.
Customize scanning options are also provided by manufacturers in OpenVAS.

 

  • SQLMAP
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Sqlmap an SQL infection tool with some powerful feature inside. It has the feature of anonymous attack, encoded request, etc. Sqlmap is very popular due to the level of injection, shell upload features.
Feature:
• Support for various databases
• Support both GET and POST parameters
• Define cookie where authentication is required
• Verbose level

 

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